HAMP-D3F7E7: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-D3F7E7

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A very worn, slightly clipped and bent 17th-century post-medieval silver halfgroat of Charles I, Group D, minted in London (1643-44 AD; North 2258). There is some evidence of double striking on the obverse lettering.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1643
Date to: AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.1 mm
Width: 16.05 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th March 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2605; 5

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfcrown
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, Group D (N 2254 - 2258)
Obverse description: Bearded bust, crowned and draped facing left; 'II' behind; all within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: (P) [CAR]OLVS . D.' G.'M.'B.' F.' ET . H.' REX
Reverse description: Round garnished shield within inner circle
Reverse inscription: (P) . IVSTITIA . THRONVM . FIRMAT ('Justice strengthens the throne')
Initial mark: (P)
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Uffington CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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